Essentials

Your cost-effective contract carpet tile

Essentials

A well-priced carpet tile with a choice of 9 plains and 3 co-ordinated stripes. Manufactured in Europe using the same yarns for complete colour integration, with the credentials of a medium branded range!

  • Perfect for all commercial areas
  • Available in 12 popular colourways; plains & stripes
  • Cost-effective office, education, & contract solution
  • 5-year moderate wear classification class 31
  • Highly durable in comparison to budget polypropylenes
12 Colourways To Choose

12 Popular Colourways

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Why Essentials?

Essentials is a solution dyed polypropylene carpet tile range with a class 31 moderate commercial rating.

This tile perfect for student accommodation/office spaces/and any other areas that require a cost-effective carpet tile solution with the attributes of a Db Rating of 21dB, which is higher than the industry standard needed (currently 19 dB).

It also benefits from being anti-static and colourfast, and with its 5 year wear warranty makes this range a real winner!

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Specifications

Product definition Tufted loop pile
Gauge 1/10″
Pile fibre 100% Solution dyed polypropylene
Pile weight ISO 8543 400 gr/m2 ± 5%
Pile height ISO 1766 2.9 mm ± 5%
Tile backing Bitumen with fibreglass scrim
Total thickness ISO 1765 4.5 mm ± 5%
Total weight ISO 8543 3700 gr/m2 ± 7.5%
Tile size 50 x 50 cm
Use classification 31
Abrasion ISO 12951 Pass
Dimensional stability EN 986 Pass
Luxury/comfort EN 1307 Class 1
Sound absorption ISO 140-8 21dB
Reaction to fire EN ISO 11925-2 EN ISO 9239-1 Cfl-s1
Hot metal nut test BS 4790 Low radius
Tiles per box 20 (5m2)
Wear warranty 5 years moderate contract

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Carpet Tile Benefits

For the majority of projects, carpet tiles are a superior choice both practically and in terms of design.

One of the main reasons architects and designers, not to mention floor fitters , choose to work with carpet tiles is the ease with which they can be installed.

  • Carpet tiles are easy to lift and transport, making it easier to get them on the job site undamaged, in the first place.
  • Because they’re pre-backed, carpet tiles  can be installed directly onto the subfloor, eliminating the need for underlays. This saves a lot of time and effort, not to mention money.
  • Carpet tiles don’t always need to acclimatise or settle in place for 24 hours before they are laid.
  • Less waste; carpet tiles generate minimal waste in the fitting stage. This is because very little cutting, or adjustment, is needed for tiles to fit a given space. This is particularly true of rooms with many nooks and odd angles.
  • You can expect a waste of around 1-3 %. Less waste means less money spent, but is also attractive for clients concerned sustainability.
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Product Comparisons

We are confident you will find Essentials equally compatible to many of our competitors in today’s market place.

Essentials carpet tiles are:

  • Solution dyed polypropylene
  • Have a 5 year moderate contract wear warranty
  • Has a class 31 wear classification
  • Has a dB rating (21dB) greater than the BS standard (19dB)
  • Anti-static
  • European manufactured

Essentials is comparable to:

  • JHS Rimini
  • CFS Modena
  • Paragon Macaw
  • Abingdon Unity
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